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CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 7:00am EST
for massachusetts. we will also take your calls, e- mails and tweets. andy look at today's news. and a look at today's news. ♪ >> good morning, it is the "washington journal" for november 19. president obama will meet with the select senate legionnair les today. several stories in the paper talk about the status of those discussions. president obama will also sit down for an hour long interview with wall street journals gerald side. that at c-span.org. it is the 150th anniversary of the gettysburg address. government of the people by the people and for the people that shall not perish from the earth. on this anniversary we want to get your thoughts not only on the speeches that were told that end, but what it means for our country today. here's how you can do so -- >> if you want to give us your thoughts on the gettysburg address via twitter you can do so. as always, you can e-mail us at span.org. >> i hear some of the speech that was delivered back on november 19, 1863. it is by president lincoln. it is rather frustrated dedicated to the great task remaining before us that we take increased devot
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 10:30am EST
responsibility of health insurance. let's move forward as the state of massachusetts, as the presiding officer has already done, some 98%, i understand, have health insurance protection in the commonwealth of massachusetts thanks to the leadership of governor mitt romney and the cooperation of both political parties. massachusetts has shown us the way. let's follow that now. let's not turn our back on it. and the last point i'll make on this issue is i keep hearing from the republican side they have a better idea. what is it? i'd like to see the proposal from the republican side that they would put up against the affordable care act. you'll never see it because they basically believe let the market work its will. the market working its will has resulted in 40 million to 50 million uninsured americans. the number is growing, and it shouldn't. it won't under the affordable care act. now, mr. president, i'd like to address the business pending before the united states senate, the employment nondiscrimination act, and ask consent that it be shown in a separate part of the record from my earlier st
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
policy ofian 3, 2013, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. capuano is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the minority leader. mr. capuano: tonight, several members wanted to discuss the retirement of a very good friend of ours who deserves our recognition and with that, i'm going -- because there are so many people with busy schedules, m going to yield to minority whip, mr. hoyer. as long as you want, steny. don't worry. mr. hoyer: mr. speaker, we bring the house to order. there are some people from massachusetts causing a disturbance. capuano, who r. represents a famous area of america, south boston, a wonderful area of our country. as every member of this house knows, we rely on an outstanding group of professionals who manage the floor and the party cloak rooms. this is true for democrats and republicans. on the democratic side, we have been incredibly fortunate to have been served with great ability by a devoted public servant with a wonderful sense of humor, a sense of this house, a sense of history, a sense of decency and a sense of how to help members greatly. h
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2013 4:00am EST
always assumed that, based on massachusetts' experience, the initial sign up will be very slow. and in fact, no payments have to be made until december 15 for coverage on january 1. so, while we don't like the problems we had in october and fixing it in november, we do not think it will impact the timeline because we have a six- month enrollment, so we still have four months left and individuals can apply up until march. >> thank you. thank you, mr. chairman. >> now to senator robert. -- senator roberts. senator robert? >> thank you, mr. chairman. 'm going to focus, if i can, on the concerns raised by senator isakson, alexander, and the chairman, on security and privacy. we have a law, the federal information security management .ct, his mother --fisma everything has to have an acronym. it requires each agency to a point a chief security officer to ensure americans private financial and identifying information is protected. and that is a big issue. secretary civilians revealed last week exchanges operating on temporary authority to operate. there is a 2012 12 memo from zyonts,
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2013 8:00am EST
different ways from different parts of the british isles so you had puritan massachusetts, anglican virginia, maryland founded by catholic family, quaker pennsylvania, dutch reform new york. the framers of the constitution understood this when they decreed there would be no religious test for federal office and the authors of the bill of rights understood when they said congress shall make no law regarding an establishment of religion which meant there would be no national religion but it also meant among other things that states could maintain their established churches, the commonwealth of massachusetts maintained an established church until 1843. americans have learned from early times not only to polk but even prosper as a nation with cultural diversity but that diversity has also led to severe strains and in one case to a seemingly irrepressible conflict. the first was the mass movement of the scotch irish from northern ireland and lowland scotland in a dozen years before the american revolution. they started coming over in some numbers in 1713 but there was a real rush, a real surge af
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2013 6:00am PST
by the massachusetts health reform and affordable care act. professor of economics, mr. grubaer, good morning. >> good to be here. >> you have been quoted in numerous places as saying this idea of fixing this issue for those on the individual market or getting these policy cancellations and policies they would like to keep, saying going down that road is a road that could unravel the law. explain this to me. >> let's start with understanding. we are not talking about the vast majority of americans. this law is those who lose employer insurance and government insurance alone. it's a small minority on the way to the individual market. it's 40%. >> still millions of people. >> exactly. 12 million people and about a 30 will end up paying more under the law. that as you said is the idea. we currently have highly discriminatory systems. if you are going to be sick or get sick, you cannot get health insurance. the only way to end that system is to bring everyone into the system and pay a fair price. that means the winner who is have been paying a low price now will have to pay more. we will have a system whe
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 9:00am EST
of this irresponsibility and the negligence of this company in massachusetts. a lawsuit was filed recently in nevada. two young boys were allegedly impacted significantly as a result of this medication that was really bad medication. unless the entire united states senate bends to that one senator's wish -- the one that voted "no" -- he will force this body to jump through hoops and work through the next several days wasting time to finish this crucial drug safety bill. but we're going to finish the bill. we're going to finish that bill. it's important for our country, and i can't let one senator dictate what goes on here in the senate. mr. president, following leader remarks, the senate will be in a period of morning business for two hours. republicans will control the first half, and the majority will control the final half. following that morning business, we will vote on the adoption of the motion to proceed to h.r. 3204, the pharmaceutical drug compounding bill. this is expected to -- i hope that in fact is the case. if thats case that is the case,e will said to what will happen subsequent to thasm
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2013 7:00am EST
, massachusetts. theoretically, it is a great idea that people should talk politics all the time. the problem is that the nation is divided. they cannot have civil discourse. some programs on c- span, national security issues, people discussing this pointed out that our politicians are unable to discuss certain issues, so how to use -- how do you expect civilians to do so? host: have you have holidays ruined because of political discussions? caller: they can just add to the fuel. roy, from is massachusetts. page, on our facebook most of them saying no. 63 are saying thanksgiving is not time to talk politics. one of the ways you can talk to us about if thanksgiving is a time to talk about politics and how that goes for you, @cspanwj is our twitter address, facebook.com/cspan is our facebook page and journal@c- span.org is our e-mail. taylor, elkton, maryland, democrats line. taylor? caller: good morning. i think it is a great time. one of the things i am most thankful for is growing up with a republican mother and a democrat father. every meal is a political -- meal with is a discussions about
ABC
Nov 25, 2013 5:00am EST
. it is 5:12. a police officer in massachusetts sunday investigation this morning. he is accused of steeling more than thousands of dollars from the department, but the reason why he says that he did it, it is a little heart breaking. it is 5:1 >> while you were sleeping, reaction to that historic nuclear great iran. already we're hering from a major sum ally not happy about that -- u.s. allay not happy with the agreement. >> now the obama administration has to sell this to critics. they have a deal with iran to have a six-month period of time to stop nuclear functions and add inspections. the plan has critics. >> i would caution them from overselling this deal because it is not a full dismantling of the program. >> israel calls it a historic mistake. capitol hill says they won't push to impose sanctions during the six-month agreement. the administration hopes to hammer out a longer-lasting, permanent deal. >> rich, thank you. time is now 5:16. an undecided race in the commonwealth is one step closer to being called in the attorney jen really's raus. -- general's raus. >> 5:17 now. d.c. cong
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
of cultural and ethnic equality broad different parts of the british isles. so you have spirited massachusetts coming anglican and virginia virginia, maryland founded by a catholic family in quaker pa., a dutch reformed york. the framers of the constitution understood this when they decreed no test for federal office and the bill of rights understood when they said congress shall make no law to establish a religion that meant no national religion but it also meant thate states could maintain their established church as the commonwealth of massachusetts and as it remained until 18303. americans have learned toe not only toa cope but prosperulu as a nation of cultural diversity but that has led to severe strains ended one case the irrepressible conflict. the first is the mass movement of lee scott irish before the american revolution they started to come over and some members in 1730 but there is a real surge after the seven years' war from the war of 1763 like earlier colonial settlers they did not come because of a mixture of religious or political reasons and so were coercion like white inden
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
leader in the senate having lost his 60th vote in a special election in massachusetts that year, felt he could not pass anything. he could not achieve cloture with only 59 democrats to vote in favor of that motion for cloture. that's the reason why not one word was changed between christmas eve 2009 and the time this bill was actually passed. but if h.r. 3590, after it came back from the senate, came to the rules committee, did it come to the house under an open rule? no, it did no. it was a closed rule. we were kept out. process. it's hard to it -- kept house of the process. it's hard to -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. burgess: when a bill of this magnitude came with so little debate, so little input from the minority, yeah, we got a one-page bill before the house today. this was a 2,700-page bill that affected every man, woman, and child in this country, not just today, not just tomorrow, but for the next three decades they'll be living under this and it came under a closed rule. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reser
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2013 10:00am EST
coverage will continue later today on c-span networks with remarks from massachusetts senator elizabeth warren who will talk about wall street reforms at an americans for finance reform event live at 1:00 p.m. eastern at c-span2. richard cordray, the rector of consumer financial protection bureau will testify before the senate banking committee live at 2:30 p.m. eastern on c-span3. public affairs evidence from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings and conferences and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we are c-span. created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. and now you can watch us in hd. .> a look now at iran the world affairs council of las vegas hosted middle east expert jerrold geen. the coverage begins by describing the current situation with iran and he then introduces the luncheon speaker. this is just over an hour. >> i'm delighted to see you all here. are you able to hear me in the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 2:00pm EST
, or it was thought initially. the family plot in massachusetts. purelily happenstance, there had been no other president buried there, the president ended up there where we now see the internal flame which was inspired by something that jackie saw in paris, it now draws visitors from around the world. bill clinton had met kennedy as a young man, shaking president kennedy's hand in the rose garden in the early 60s, and then president obama, who of course, gained the endorsement of the kennedy family, edward kennedy, who is interred next to his brother, and caroline kennedy, as it happens, was installed as ambassador to japan in tokyo just yesterday. president obama, president clinton, hillary clinton, michelle obama at the grave side. >> there was the ceremony where 16 people received the presidential medal of freedom today. >> reporter: the presidential medal of freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land was instituted by john f. kennedy some 50 years ago. some 500 distinguished individuals who have provided this country with service as the award goes throughout the years has been awarded
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2013 10:00am EST
economic growth. the state of massachusetts has generally been very well on this and basically massachusetts has imported high skilled, high education people. it's exported metal skill that is a relatively small state. you have got, what, six-point something million people in a little less than arizona. california has 38 million in texas has 25 million. so massachusetts is almost like a single nice metro area that's worked out pretty well. but you still have pretty high levels of any quality as well. so, you know, call on the people that say they want more inequality -- more income equality how come the places that you run have the highest income inequality. and they think the answer is you tax the middle income people out, you have high housing costs by environmental regulations and other things like california, for example but also, metro new york. no population increase in the last 40 years. it's the same. immigrants in and americans out. that's been the pattern. if you want to raise a family and you are not high income, phd educated, you have a decent job, what does the hou
CBS
Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
, your smart parents have decided instead of driving all the way to massachusetts, you get to fly. >> we are leaving today. we just bought the tickets last night. we didn't want to drive. >> you just bought last night? how expensive was that? >> it was painful. >> as for the airlines, they are not running scared just yet. >> a storm this lanch throughout the east coast is going to have some effect on the flight system. but looks like the airlines are going to tough it out and not precancel flights like they would before a winter storm. >> some airlines have liberal rebooking policies and will let you make a change due to the weather. that won't be easy this weekend. >> you should try to stick out the flight you've got. even if it's a little delayed. >> at national airport, peggy fox, wusa9. >> now if you are the one of the 39 million americans expected to travel by car, you might want to fill up today. according to aaa fuel gauge report, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.29 today. that's up a penny since yesterday and 8 cents since last week. you ca
CNN
Nov 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
massachusetts. so is the president being up staged by all of this criticism? >> no, i think this is sour grapes. another example of republicans overplaying their hand when romney had a very similar plap imp lechlt implemented in massachusetts. most of the people went on to the medicaid program. it's very simple what's happening at the federal level. keep in mind, it does not affect 80% of americans. another 30% through medicaid or through the military: only 20% of americans don't have insurance or get their snurnsz in the individual markets. that's the 20% that would be eligible. that's a pool of approximately 60 million people. what they need to get these exchanges to work is prrksly 7 million participating. all of the analysis shows certainly for the uninsured this is going to be a far bet eer deal right now, everyone for the 15 million. kaiser says they're going to get much, much better deals for most of them that premiums are lower. 47% of americans like obama care or wanted stronger. only a 35 wanted to go to the republican plan which is go back to the status quo before obama care. so i t
CNN
Nov 22, 2013 11:00am PST
of massachusetts and boston households. i covered the kennedy family throughout my career. they had a cautious choice to have no representation at the ceremony today. they don't like to talk about the assassination of kennedy. you mentioned jean kennedy smith at arlington to. ethyl was there on wednesday. look at this one, caroline kennedy, the surviving daughter of jack kennedy's family, she moved to tokyo recently to become the u.s. ambassador, and make no mistake about the timing. she went there just in recent days. she wanted to be out of the country and starting her new job so she didn't have to be part of this. but i will say here in dallas, you mentioned, they had the reputation of the city of hate. it's been a hard time for the city and the city deserves credit for the respectful ceremony despite some adverse weather conditions. >> it was beautiful. thank you so much in dallas. from the president to the former first lady, jacqueline kennedy. she was known really around the world for her exquisite taste in fashion. but it was that pink suit, one of her favorites, and she was wearing tha
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 7:00am EST
. the senate was in session. ironically, the 31-year-old senator from massachusetts, ted kennedy was presiding at that moment. guest: that is right. as many of your viewers know, being the presiding officer is more of a chore than a position of power. the power in the senate resides with the two floor leaders. being in the chair is pretty ceremonial. sign -- islways is a assigned to a freshman. he was one of 10 a freshman in that class. he was the youngest of the bunch at 31 years old. hort strahl s and was presiding at the lunch hour. as was typical, there was no roll call vote that day. they started preliminary debate on legislation the following week. there was some pulmonary debate going on. this was 20 minutes after the shots were fired. a messenger came in and informed senator kennedy as the -- i had never seen that before. that was a moving bit of footage. it happened just like that. he slipped out of the room. a general hubbub ensued. a guy named winston from vermont was giving a speech about library construction. said, woulde morse the senator yield for an emergency. that got everyone
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 7:00am EST
at a time. " i live in massachusetts. they just got rid of all of the black american workers, i don't know if you are aware of this or [indiscernible] i am not familiar with what you're talking about. if they hire a foreign worker, they can claim them as a business expense and get them will-- and get back there wages from the government. this was in massachusetts? caller: a company came in here in 2010 and just started firing black people, two people at a time. host: that is tyrone in boston. chart -- do you ever worry that your total income will not be enough to meet your family's expensive -- expenses? in 1971, it was 8%. in 2013, it was 19%. up to 32% in 2012 forward workers -- for workers making less than $35,000. caller: thanks for c-span. i was an engineer. i am out of work 15 years. the visa, it is for six-year stay. who they think have stopped looking, we drifted into a cash society. you have to know the value of every stupid thing. books, cars, all kinds of things. when people in the neighborhood get it out of work, you get good deals and you can quadruple and triple your money. c
FOX News
Nov 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
*eus ago in massachusetts -- two days ago in massachusetts saying it is a pretty popular plan, they reined in the cost. it worked for massachusetts, why not the country? >> this is government trying to put this in practice. when is the last time you went to d.m.v.? you happy with that experience? now for health care you've got to go through the same mish. you've had the series of rolling crises. the rollout a disaster. you've got the upcoming cancellation probably of employer-provided policies. and now looming just out there, just ahead you've got a doctor crisis. >> what do you mean by a doctor crisis? >> doctors are fleeing anything to do with medicare, medicaid and the obama exchanges. >> why? >> because they are not being paid properly. hospitals are not being paid properly. medicare is going to lose $700 billion. doctors are swamped with new paper work, new rules, new regulations, and they've got absolutely no protection whatsoever from lawsuits. they predict 90,000 doctor shortage. 90,000 within six years. 90,000 doctors short. >> you know what? on some exchanges they don't even list
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 6:00am EST
of the massachusetts will spend time in prison for jeopardising thousands of case, annie dukon faked lab results and breezed through them to appear productive. dukon's actions may have distorted results of criminal trials of more than 40,000 people. close to 350 of those have been released from prison as a result. >> it's been one year since plastic bags were banned in new delhi, when the ban was introduced activists and environmentally conscientious consumers welcomed the move. but it has failed to make the capital cleaner or greener. >> this woman is happy with her job - cleaning plastic bags for a conservation group is more appealing and safer than what she is used to. she is one of 70 workers who keep the production lines that preserve india going. this fashion company makes all sorts of accessories out of recycled materials. the plastic bags are fused together to make sustainable fabric. but while businesses like these are doing their bit by recycling the ban had little effect on the environment. plastic bags jut out like sore spots at landfills. with millions in circulation the ban seals
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 12:00am EST
. welcome. mr. david -- correct? commissioner of banks for the terminal of massachusetts, serving in that position since november of 2010 overseeing the supervision of over 200 banks and credit unions with assets in access of 325 billion. he's the active contributor to consumer protection efforts both in massachusetts and nationally. in 20 # 13, he was elect as vice chairman of the board of directers of the conference of state bank supervisors on whose behalf he testifies here today. welcome. >> chairman warner, ranking members kirk and heller, and members of the subcommittee, i'm jennifer, the director of treasuries financial crimes enforcement network. i'm pleased to be here today to discuss the important regulatory enforcement and analytical work we're doing to prevent illicit actors from exploiting the u.s. financial system from technological advances create new ways to move money. recognizing the potential for abuse of emerging new payment methods and understanding that anti-money laundering protections must keep pace with these advancements, we began working with partners ye
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 1:29pm EST
massachusetts, governor palenti from minnesota and -- they were serious candidates. when he didn't catch fire in iowa, pawlenty dropped out. the other eight didn't drop out because they were selling books. this time around, look who is around the table. chris christie for sure. significant reforms in that state, $130 billion in reduced unfunded liabilities state pension system, ended the millionaires tax, no tax increase, period -- >> so he fits the governor norquist filter. he gets through? >> yeah. i think somebody you're looking at is somebody who can finance a campaign all the way through, look you in the eye and say confidence, seriousness -- >> rand paul? >> let me do the governors first and then we'll do the three senators, because i think the advantage is with governors. they can raise money more easily. the senator says, look what i did, but yeah, 50 other people voted the same way. >> christie is serious? >> christie, certainly. governor scott walker of wisconsin who has changed it from a blue state to a red state, changing labor laws and all sorts of things. >> who are you more for
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 7:00am EST
into the medical model or the massachusetts model. we saw an onslaught of enrollment. some of that is in human nature. we should anticipate growth until the final end of the sign- up cycle. enrollment is ahead of that of massachusetts. host: why is guest: in oh, a number of people are -- you know, a number of people are calling for different sites. it if you can get people into intermediate steps where they can review all levels of the plan, from the gold and platinum plans, still not substantial to the outcome of the world that existed before the affordable care act. people are saying we went to amazon and bought books and did this. it is not the same. how many people, it is a difficult journey. constituents reached out to a navigator, and they consider themselves to be fairly about and well-informed insurance coverage but they still needed a navigator to help them through the different plans and what they would mean to their own pocketbook. it is happening. it is evolving. want to get past the kinks in the system, we will get to a much needed reform that is long overdue. host: when do you th
FOX News
Nov 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
in the senate. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren, who was elected last year, is a prime example of this new wave of feistier democrat. >> i'm confident david can beat goliath on too big to fail. >> look, i realize this sort of wishful thinking might appeal to the uninitiated newcomers in the democratic conference who have served zero days in the minority, but the rest of you guys in the conference should know better. >> reporter: the white house likes blaming the tea party. but now there's a wing of the democratic party which has shown a willingness to take on its elders, which is most likely to challenge the president on the west. >> mike, thank you. >>> last week we told you the changes of the senate rules on presidential nominations, the so-called nuclear option, would have major implications with courts. good evening. >> reporter: one of the biggest ramifications of the decision by senate democrats to lower the threshold for voting through presidential nominees is how the d.c. circuit court will be impacted. that court is one of the critical checks on presidential power and federal regu
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 11:00am EST
rate that experienced in massachusetts. even with all the technical problems we have had. in my state of california, nearly 400,000 people have begun applications in the first month. there will be a total of six months to sign up, this program is going to work. . these are significant signs of progress. they show us we're on our way. on our way to dramatically expanding health insurance coverage in this nation. this bill will take us backwards. i urge a no vote and i retain the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. tipton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. -- mr. upton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. mr. walden: i rise today for the voice of oregonians who have already received their cancellation notices. they've been told the policy that they like, that they wanted to keep they cannot have any longer. i was down in my district for eight straight days last week. 36 meetings, 12 counties, 2
CNN
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
at massachusetts, which under governor romney introduced health care reform plan very similar to what the president is introduced here and in their first month of enrollment only 123 people enrolled for premium paying plans in massachusetts. they had massive enrollment toward the end of the enrollment period. we always expected enrollment figures to be low. we were saying that before october 1st, obviously the website problems have made it worse but that's why we're working every day because the website is just a means to an end. the end here is getting affordable health insurance to americans who haven't had it in the past. >> the administration has called in experts from google and other tech giants to help fix the obama care website and say the site should be fixed by the end of november. >>> here is something for you to consider if you're going over open enrollment options for your health insurance. the obama administration is loosening rules covering flexible spending accounts. cnn's christine romans joins us from new york with more. good morning, clis teen. christine. >> good morning, carol.
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2013 7:00pm EST
. it was a terrible thing. it happened because of one individual company in massachusetts that was not being inspected or regulated, and they had a bad batch of drugs. >> you mentioned that montana company in the article and tweet yesterday on the procedural vote in the senate tweets that senate passes key vote to regulate pharmacy response to deadly meningitis. the outbreak started in massachusetts last year. why wasn't the fda responding to these sort of pharmacies? >> well, there was somewhat of a gray area in the law. the fda was responsible for these pharmacies, but there was a court ruling that had put some of their responsibility in to question. since outbreak the fda has been involved more heavily in inspections. but this law is to clarify that and creates a new voluntary category, which is somewhat controversial allowing some of these large pharmacy manufacturing facilities to register themselves and submit themselves to more fda scrutiny similar to the kind a traditional drug manufacturer undergo. >> who are the bill's main sponsors in the senate? >> in the senate it's tom harkin, the head o
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
is that the governor of massachusetts estimated that only 123 consumers signed up in the first month but eventually tens of thousands did and now today the state has nearly universal coverage. they went from one in four people having insurance to uninsured being one in four to 2340u being one in ten. we know the results so to me it's a reminder of what our goal was which is to address double digit increases in insurance rates were preventing people from getting insurance coverage. so to me the issues of the website and software since it's part of a background i've had before, to me it's about writing code and getting things tested and it's very frustrating for andnd struggling for months months and months to get a scientific way to clean up that resource. that case it's about just getting the code right and making it work and making it function. in that case, governor romney for and got a three month did he clay. i'm not asking you to comment on that. i know the chairman asked to you comment on that. but i think there is no shame in pushing out a date based on technology. that's my opinion. and i w
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 8:00am PST
of enrollment in the first month of massachusetts as well. that is all excuse-making from my point of view because the rollout has been disasterous. jon: the rollout has been disasterous, and, charlie, we're starting to see some of the consequences of implementation of obamacare. people who listened to the president's promise about keeping your health plan if you liked it and now they're finding you can't. >> yeah. you know, listening to some of this hearing people like senator pat roberts from kansas, these are not highly partisan, they're conservatives but these are not highly partisan senators. and they are, they are unleashed on kathleen sebelius and i think it is because the, it has become very, is a very mainstream sort of complaint to want to pull your hair out over this and i think it is quite frankly what we saw in virginia where ken cuccinelli, closed that gap from a solid double-digit, you know, behind, to bring it to within a couple of points? i can't help but think, a lot of that has to do with, just absolute rage among independents and even probably a lot of democrats over wh
ABC
Nov 18, 2013 7:00am PST
i say it? bridgewater, massachusetts. here's her story. it all started with a letter from a childhood friend. >> my best friend since chile hood is incredibly deserving of one of the new cars. >> reporter: they've been friends since they were both 4 years old. >> it breaks my heart to hear that she's struggling. >> reporter: beloved in her hometown of bridgewater, massachusetts, she's known as the most generous lady in town. >> if she had five cents in her pocket and you asked for $5, she would give you $5. >> she made the game fun for a lot of kids in bridgewater. >> my mom is a great lady. she does everything for me. >> she works really hard. >> her friends call her the town taxi, using her 11-year-old minivan to help any way she can. >> half the kids in the whole community have been in this car because she's making sure that she's getting everybody here, there, and everywhere. >> reporter: but that old minivan's days with over 200,000 miles are numbered. the steering is spotty. the windows don't roll down. it's unlikely the van will pass inspection again. >> the money i
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 8:00pm EST
, massachusetts area, and every day we come to the rink with a smile. >> reporter: julie knows a thing or two about preparing for olympic competition. he has been a forward on the u.s. women's ice hockey team for the last three olympic games. with the next olympiad quickly approaching julie draws on her experience. >> i think the biggest thing is to stay focused on the present moment. have a great time because it is such an incredible journey. especially for hockey, because it's over a week, two-week period. and really have energy left in the tank later on in the tournament. >> reporter: as a harvard graduate, and three-time olympic medalist, shoou has accomplished much, yet the idea of being seen as a role model is something that surprises her. >> it's a little bit surreal to be honest. when i started playing hockey the dream of being an olympian wasn't there. so now because i have been fortunate enough to event our country on the national team with amazing other players, it really is a responsibility and great honor, and it humbles me because i would never be here unless my mom and dad said
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 2:15pm EST
in new england in massachusetts when in fact actually getting rid of the puritans was a great goal. so there's not necessarily warm friendly relations between the puritans and the anglican church but this is where we get a too native american history and were native americans become key. the american colonists were really quite skillful at raising money using the evangelization of native people as the goal. and so sending off missionaries are emissaries to england and raising money under the claim that they were evangelizing native american people in the americas the first part building in harvard is the indian -- and that is where the donations are coming from. >> host: this goes back to what you are saying earlier. this allows the expansion of the colonial. >> guest: it facilitates the expansion and economic expansion and facilitates territorial expansion. then it accelerates. the crumbling of native society on the frontiers and on the borders. >> host: they are not quote unquote save -- slaveowners but eventually after independence. >> guest: even before. >> host: the dude turned to
ABC
Nov 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
of the country than yearly tuition and fees. massachusetts had highest costs, at 16,500s aids year. california ranked 9th at 12,000 per year >> it's a lot of money. >> twitter raises its ipoz black berry gives up trying to find a buyer. >> emily chang is here now with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon, just days ahead of it's expected public debut, twitter raised the price range from stock offerings planning to sell shares at 23ss today $25 a piece, up from an earlier range but that might not even be high enough. two people in the matter tell bloomberg the deal is several time oversubscribed black berry efforts to sell itselves to fallen apart the company will try to raise # million in financing the struggles don't end there the current ceo left the company and will be replaced by form former -- john chen. >> in honor of the faa's approval for in flight use, amazon is giving a discount on kindels and e readers. >> your bloomberg silicon valley index closing higher led by a gain in adobe and apple shares apple's new ipad air hit stores on friday. we're awaitin
ABC
Nov 17, 2013 4:00am PST
in massachusetts. annual event in boise, idaho, where campers can come and hone the force and lig lights lightsaber skills. >> i would have been a rebel and lost every fight. >> he's got some scars to show it. >> you got it to kiss it. >> i think it's time for weather and > > >>>. >> we have very serious weather. high risk for severe weather. northern tennessee valley. this could be very dangerous today. something that you'll need to watch. detroit you're included in the moderate risk. our affiliate from xyz, they're mild and windy. later in the evening for dinnertime in detroit, is where the storms get closer. >>> you look at the violent storm area, i think that's fuchsia area, south bend, far western kentucky, that's where the heart of the tornado action could be. you'll see 80-mile-per-hour wind possibilities. we'll see a violent day ahead. something to note. flash flooding could be an issue in some of these storms, too. from eastern arkansas to southern indiana, that's another threat. i'll leave you with a look of the southeast, ahead of that front they're going to be stormy but not bad. that's
PBS
Nov 13, 2013 3:00am EST
the first flakes flying in worcester, massachusetts, to this little girl basking in well over a foot in southwest michigan. look at the temps slipping in the teens and 20s in the great lakes and the first full freeze from boston to new york city. the south is not spared. freezing as far south as dallas and atlanta to the gulf coast. while the 10 to 20 degree below average chill will be short lived, aaa is reminding us to get vehicles going. keep cat litter or salt in case you get stuck. have a basic tool kit with pliers and a wrench and a penny. it is that simple to find out if you need new tires. put a penny in your tire tread. if you can see all of lincoln's head you need new tires if it is past his hairline your tires are fine. we're doing the test. i saw most of lincoln's head so this tire should be good for the season. there are 00,000 winter-related accidents every year. you want to get out and do the penny test on your car. ginger zee, abc news. >> as ginger said it's been cold overnight the east and folks in texas and the southeast will have a rude awakening with the arctic c
NBC
Nov 25, 2013 6:00am EST
. there along massachusetts avenue near dupont circle. watch your footing. and around the region we have a frozen start this morning and a frozen dawn yesterday. i took this picture atpics to weather@nbcwashington.com. there is a splash of pink over washington now. the live view from our hd sky watcher camera and under that mostly clear sky temperatures are down to just near 20 degrees around much of the in metro area. near the bay in the low 20s. it's in the upper teens, many of the rural areas of virginia. this michael jord this morning here is the timing on the storm that is going to be affecting our weather here beginning tomorrow this area of pink, the zone of maybe a little fyé this is noontime tomorrow. a chilly rain and then the rest of the afternoon, areas moderate to maybe briefly heavy rain. the rest of tuesday into tuesday night and into part of wednesday. and then wednesday afternoon it may change back to a wet snow before it all ends and turns windy and colder for thanksgi and then for the skins tonight should be just cold and partly cloudy and then tomorrow a little sleet
CNBC
Nov 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
in massachusetts. >> caller: yeah, hi. first time caller but a long time fan. >> thank you. >> caller: my stock has gong progressively lower 139 to 121 today. has jj troubles brought the block buster pc down? >> i think that wonder drug is going to get through the fda. 50/50. i reiterate. let's go to phillip in michigan. >> caller: hi jim. thank you. you're good for america. my stock is sky works solutions. >> today's cirrus company, they got designed out of the ipad air. everyone is panics. i feel sky works is still a trader. john in florida. >> caller: hi. john in florida. >> good to have you again. what's up? >> i'd like to know if it's a good time to get back in on arena pharmaceutical? >> no john. we've got to go blue chip. that isn't red chip. nikitta in washington. >> caller: hey jim. lng. i know we've got a while before train whistles blow, but how we looking at station? >> i've been pushing because i like the action. once again, who has made us money? the answer is cqn. i like the master limited partnership more. i've got to tell you, as far as i'm concerned, if it will come back on, that
CNN
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am PST
is distributed as part of massachusetts opioid prevention program. >> it was targeted for high-risk injection drug users. we soon started learning about parents going to needle exchanges. >> today, they distribute the product to addicts, first responders, and learn to cope, a support group for parents of addicts. linda has been going to learn to cope meetings for the past nine years. >> nasal narcan, the overdose reversal drug is available at every meeting. if you're in this room, you should have narcan. >> they have distributed hundreds of kits to its members who have managed to reverse at least nine overdoses. >> tinging of the lips, fingernails, anything like that, also. if you -- >> it's ready to administer, and it will go up one nostril. >> you must, must, must have narcan if you have an addict. you must. absolutely. because the whole trick of it is to keep them alive until they finally get it. >> sanjay gupta reporting there. how about that? >>> coming up, some counties in colorado not really liking the new liberal initiatives in the state government, so they're thinking they might want
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2013 10:30am EST
of a divided nation, the junior senator from massachusetts spoke at loyola college in baltimore. the young senator named john kennedy said," let us not seekir but act. let us not the republican answer or the democratic answer but the right answers. let us not seek to fix the blame for the past but except their own responsibility for the future." later, the5 years jfk advice still rings true and it's important for us to remember now as we implement the affordable care act. five weeks ago, the administration launched the federalov, insurance website was to be the main vehicle for millions of americans to sign up for coverage under the affordable care act. needless to say, it has been a rocky rollout. problems have plagued the website and limited the ability of americans to buy the health insurance they need and deserve. let me say right off the bat that this is unacceptable. tohas been disappointing hear members of the administration say they did not see the problems coming. sibelius, last time you came before this committee, i used two words to voice my concern about the implementation of t
FOX
Nov 30, 2013 7:00am PST
protests across the country. other demonstrations took place in virginia, massachusetts, florida, maryland and right here in the bay area. at the wal-mart in san leandro, five were arrested for civil disobedience. they were chanting and marching outside the store on davis street. the average employee makes $1.85 an hour. protest ever say it needs to be well above that. >> that's a poverty wage. they are having to take on second jobs, they are having to use food stamps, other public programs to get by. >> wal-mart released a statement saying that the company's wages fall at the higher end of the retail industry and the company said that most of its employees make more than the minimum wage. >>> some shoppers at a kohl's store are angry after saying they were denied special sales prices. dozens of shoppers at say they were told the black friday sale ended while they were actually still waiting in line. many of them said they were in line for hours, long before the sale prices were set to expire. >> they kept saying they were going to honor the sales until 2:30. >> standing in line for tw
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 10:00am EST
in massachusetts and are not fun at all. but i've written two books now about the words called "alphabetter juice" and "the joy of text." i was reading a textbook of linguistics and the connection between words and meaning as arbitrary. which doesn't make any sense to me. that would mean that splurge and spit could mean the same thing. and i think that words have a lot to do -- not all, but the best words have to do with this. giving an example, how they move through your body. it has rss [bleep], so that is because there was a python body behind him. and so, okay. so it came from from the latin word to urinate. that is the literary latin word in the street latin use a different form, which is how we got our work. the etymologist went on to say that obviously this captures the sound and i said, this is my kind of work. first welcome all the best words come from the street and then they also sound like this. but then it hit me that this doesn't sound like that. it actually starts out and then it becomes a very bodily world. but that is technically more fun to read about than to talk about. so goin
CNN
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am PST
to yougies. >> karen, thanks so much for the update. >>> coming up next on "new day," the massachusetts state trooper who leaked arrest photos of the marathon bombing suspect is now retiring. was he forced out? why is he leaving? he's here live to talk about it. >> all right. what to do, what to do? one of the world's richest men, check, one of the most important financial companies named off you. mayor of the big apple. check. what else can mr. bloomberg do? what's going to follow? he'll tell us. we'll tell you. straight ahead. [thinking] is i? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'm still working. he's retired. i hope he's saving. i hope he saved enough. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. whether you're just starting your 401(k) or you are ready for retirement, we'll help you get there. when ouwe got a subaru.s born, it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. wha
CNN
Nov 28, 2013 10:00am PST
. massachusetts, neighboring new hampshire has blue laws that prevent stores from opening on thanksgiving. new hampshire does not. but i understand you're going to try to change that. >> yes. so my hope for this, now that i got the media's attention, i want everyone that believes i'm doing the right thing to stand up and sign my petition on change.org. it's listed as retailers to be closed on thanksgiving. and allow the lawmakers to know that we're serious about this issue. they need to set precedent in the united states of america to say this is unacceptable, stores will be closed on thanksgiving day. so people can enjoy time with their families. >> good for you, holly cassiano, making a stand for the holiday and staying home. thanks for joining us by skype. cnn has reached out to sears for a statement but has not heard back yet. they did tell our affiliate whdh, however, we have encouraged all of our dealers and franchises to be open thanksgiving evening because we believe that is what many consumers want. >>> one thing that would make the white house thankful is a meeting, a self-imposed de
CNN
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
this city. massachusetts emergency management agency says it is fully activated right now, coordinating with authorities on the ground, and authorities on the water. this parade will end when the duck boats head out to the charles river. of course, the most important part of this morning is that all these people, these 1 million fan, stay safe and can enjoy a celebration six months and or in the making. allison, victor? >> alexandra, what about the marathon bombing survivors? do we know that there's anything special planned specifically for them? >> reporter: it should be the most moving moment of this entire day, as we're told the red sox will stop just about when they make it to the marathon finish line, just down boylston street that way. we're told they have plan, some sort of tribute. but the details have not been released, so that's a moment we'll wait to see together. allison, victor? >> okay, alexandra field, thank you. >>> the boston marathon finish line has been a strong symbol for the red sox and their fans this entire season. you may remember wednesday night after the red so
CNN
Nov 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
would have in the early united states, return to salem, massachusetts, for that trial. but what this will show is that the supreme court said this test on this knife will be decisive. and now it is decisive. the victim wasn't involved in that knife. so if they are honest, if they are straightforward, they will dismiss the case. if it continues after this, it has nothing to do any more, if it ever did, with evidence. >> and steve, while i have you, thank you for that on the amanda knox case. >> sure. >> yesterday, l.a.x., the shooting taking place. from your standpoint, how will the fbi proceed on this? given your -- you're a retired fbi employee. >> given that the case is already well down the line, you have the suspect. you know what his motivations were. you have him in his own handwriting. this is going to be now -- >> you're saying you know his motivation, meaning he was -- >> he was after tsa agents. >> -- because of this information or this text information, this rant of anti-tsa, federal government. you believe the motivation, indeed, he was angry at federal government, a
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